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In Search of Longer MacBook Pro Battery Life

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus has been looking for ways to eke out more battery time from the 7-year old MacBook Pro, and he shares what he’s learned.

I Hope Neil Young Will Remember...That The MacBook Pro Isn't Crap

· Dave Hamilton · Editorial

As Dave Hamilton pondered Neil Young’s recent attack on the MacBook Pro’s audio quality, he realized that there’s another angle to approach this from: one of compassion; one of trying to understand where all this comes from.

Tidbits Managing Editor Josh Centers (#6) - TMO Background Mode Interview

· John Martellaro · Background Mode Podcast

Josh Centers on Background Mode.

Josh Centers is the Managing Editor of Tidbits.com and has published many Take Control (TC) books. He’s the author of Take Control of Apple TV and Take Control of Home Automation. He’s been writing the Take Control books for iOS since version 8, and his latest book is Take Control iOS 13 and iPadOS 13.

In his sixth appearance on the show, Josh and I explored what’s in store for Apple in 2020. We started by looking at the iMac Pro and its possible fate. Then we turned to the mythical xMac, and continued with the MacBook Pro line. In part II of the show, we took a look at the HomePod. Is it a dead product? Then we looked at iPhone (2020) 5G wrinkles. We finished by wondering what new thing Apple might do in 2020.

14 Years Ago Steve Jobs Introduced the First MacBook Pro

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

14 years ago today Steve Jobs unveiled the first MacBook Pro at Macworld 2006. Most of the keynote is focused on other products, like Aperture, iLife, iMove, iWeb, iWork, and more. The MacBook Pro’s introduction came as a “one last thing” announcement. In this segment, he discusses the performance per watt of various Apple microprocessors like the PowerPC G4 and PowerPC G5. But Intel’s Core Duo processor was better at energy efficiency, and that’s what the MacBook Pro used.

Apple Removes 15-inch MacBook Pro for Sale

· Bryan Chaffin · Editorial

Bryan Chaffin is adding this to my growing pile of evidence that Apple cares about the Mac again, as the 15-inch MacBook Pro was introduced just a few months ago.

New MacBook Pro – TMO Daily Observations 2019-11-13

· Kelly Guimont · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the specs and the features of the new MacBook Pro model announced today.